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    Visit to "fake" judo dojo in Italy faked?

    I was wondering if anyone had heard of a Japanese TV crew (TBS) visiting a judo dojo in Massafra, Italy last year.
    The crew was accompanied by 2000 Olympic gold medalist Makoto Takimoto.

    It...
  2. Thread: Japan Trip

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    The area around Korakuen has several budo shops...

    The area around Korakuen has several budo shops on the main street.

    If you feel like going a bit further, take the train from Seibu Shinjuku to Hon Kawagoe. It's less than an hour away, and ...
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    Nat, Welcome to E-Budo. Please note that the...

    Nat,

    Welcome to E-Budo.
    Please note that the rules here state that each post must contain your full name. You can do this automatically by adding a signature from the settings menu.

    In...
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    I recall reading about how a younger Choi...

    I recall reading about how a younger Choi Young-Eu (he was still using his Korean name back then) was defeated in judo by Taiji Kase. He then gave Kase his business card and stated that he was also...
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    Actually, I think both are desirable. (Especially if one knows which is which. :D)
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    If memory serves me correctly, it was a young...

    If memory serves me correctly, it was a young Takahanada who defeated an aging Chiyonofuji and cemented the yokozuna's retirement - an almost exact re-enactment of Chiyonofuji bettering Takanohana I...
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    Aargh! My eyes! My ears! Certain Shorin-Ry...

    Aargh! My eyes! My ears!
    Certain Shorin-Ry folks have A LOT to answer for!
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    The moral of the story is: never make a quick...

    The moral of the story is: never make a quick reply on your phone while walking in the dark.
    While lamanting that I won't be able to make it to the dojo for another week.
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    Thread necromancy! 13 years.

    Thread necromancy! 13 years.
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    I would like to add that karate was not practiced...

    I would like to add that karate was not practiced by the Japanese Imperial Army at the time Ueshiba was in service - that would not happen until the 1930s at the Nakano spy school. At that time, the...
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    Don, It is a forum rule that all posts contain...

    Don,
    It is a forum rule that all posts contain your FULL NAME.
    At risk of thread necromancy (13 years must be a record!), I would like to add that I read Takeda travelled to Kyushu and had...
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    By the way, I stumbled across a sample of Steven...

    By the way, I stumbled across a sample of Steven Kaplan's TAIHO-JUTSU: The Art of Arrests, and the first chapter includes notes from SAC instructor Larry Lent.



    If all this training was taking...
  13. Thread: Okinawan Hoe

    by Andrew S
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    The mainland hoe, kuwa: ...

    The mainland hoe, kuwa:
    http://ja.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E9%8D%AC
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    An interesting find indeed. Too bad the footage...

    An interesting find indeed.
    Too bad the footage of the judo, karate and aikido is mixed and the title is misleading.
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    Update: My presentation was well received. I...

    Update:

    My presentation was well received.
    I got a few questions, mostly ones I had anticipated.
    I was a bit reluctant to answer questions about ki from a qigong practitioner, partially because...
  16. Thread: Super Typhoon

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    Here in Japan it is known as Typhoon #8. Expect...

    Here in Japan it is known as Typhoon #8.
    Expect about a rainy-season month's worth of rain overnight...
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    Apparently, it was common for merchants in Osaka...

    Apparently, it was common for merchants in Osaka to keep to the right - they would hold their abacus in their right hand and needed to keep to the right to avoid the clashing of their calculating...
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    As a practicing aikidoka, I'll mostly agree with...

    As a practicing aikidoka, I'll mostly agree with Brian and Neil.

    Kendo with a lot of kata practice is probably closest to what you originally wanted. The level of weapons work in aikido can be...
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    Thanks for that Giles. I remember sometime in...

    Thanks for that Giles.

    I remember sometime in 1997 I was asked to talk about aikido to some school kids (aged about 13 IIRC) and I got mostly "skirt" questions.
    Since this time I'll be dealing...
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    My students' English level will be varied, from...

    My students' English level will be varied, from upper intermediate to advanced. I plan to use photos and realia as well in the presentation.
    I imagine most questions will be technical in nature, in...
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    Introduction to Aikido

    In a little over a week I'm going to give a short presentation to help adults learn how to introduce elements of Japanese culture in English. I decided to use aikido as an example, and here is the...
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    Mr. Ridge, Sorry if I was a bit abrupt, it's...

    Mr. Ridge,

    Sorry if I was a bit abrupt, it's just that your first post here at E-budo was a new thread and consisted of a simple statement. No introduction, no context... often the MO of spammers...
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    The last two look like Sukeji(?) 助治

    The last two look like Sukeji(?) 助治
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    Agreed. And...?

    Agreed.
    And...?
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    Thanks, Aden.

    Thanks, Aden.
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